Example sentences for: eatonville

How can you use “eatonville” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A notable exception was the black novelist and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston (1901-1960), who had grown up in the "Pure Negro Town" of Eatonville, Fla., which boasted a charter, marshal, mayor, council, plenty to eat--and streets so peaceful that there was no jail.

  • By the 1960s, even the memory of flourishing towns like Hurston's Eatonville had been erased, replaced by crime-ridden ghettoes that '60s radicals tried to palm off as the only legitimate black experience.

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